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Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. it is not known at this hour if any search is underway. that is the information we know at this hour. linda yee reporting live in san mateo county. >>> thousands of dollars in public funds spent at a strip club. and it took four years for anyone to notice it on the expense report. now a bay area port official is in a lot of hot water and cbs 5 reporter chris on the action taken at an emergency meeting tonight. >> reporter: a party at an upscale strip club, paid for with public money. the man at the center of the allegations, part of oakland maritime director, james kwon. receipts show kwon blew 4,537 in one night, entertaining executives at treasures, a gentlemen's club. port officials never even noticed until now. >> we take this matter very seriously. >> reporter: at a special public meeting tonight, the board voted to appoint outside legal counsel to help investigate kwon and any other shady expenditures. >> we have determined that it's absolutely necessary to have independent, outside legal counsel investigating this matter. >> reporter: port officials claim they tightened their policies ar
Oct 27, 2012 1:35am PDT
can find out if your neighbors are in danger of losing their house. linda yee shows us that information is only a click away. >> let's see what we can find here. >> reporter: real estate agent knight is showing a buyer an oakland home now in foreclosure. but buyers can now find out about these distressed deals even before the bank takes the home. the site's new feature gives detailed information. for example, this concord homeowner has been served a notice of default but the home is not yet on the market. >> to have that put in a public place for everyone to see, it's so humiliating and so embarrassing. >> reporter: the site doesn't give out owner names but there are pictures of the homes and the address. >> this is like anybody, your neighbor can see that. your personal financial situation, all over the papers. oh, i cringe. >> reporter: the blue homes indicate the ones a bargain hunter can pounce on, offer the owner a deal before the bank takes it. home buyer beth hood isn't sold on that idea. >> it almost seems predatory in a way. >> reporter: but the site says they'
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
customers are being duped by misleading packages showing happy chickens. cbs 5 reporter linda yee says customers deserves a refund. >> reporter: it all comes down to this picture a hen and her chicks pecking away in an open field on a carton of judy's organi eggs. they are accused of false advertising and they are being sued. >> the issue is whether consumers are deceived. the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about a green fields. >> reporter: they usually cost a third more for organic. >> i look for that because i want, you know, an animal that is free and roaming free not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that's exactly the misconception. at the farm, it's obvious the hens are not outside. >> if you look around, it speaks for itself. you see a series of sheds with thousands of hens inside them and look at the green fields and you don't see any one roaming scratching or playing out there. >> i always thought they were, you know, roaming free. that's why i chose to buy them. >> reporter: the owner of the egg farm said he would not comment until after he
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
" restaurant on the west portal neighborhood. cbs reporter linda yee is there with details. linda? >> reporter: well, allen, that fire was so intense that they were still knocking down flames late this afternoon. but take a look. we also learned now that this building, the "squat & gobble" restaurant, it is so unstable now that the fire chief told me it's going to have to come down. hot spots continue to burn hours after the fire started. firefighters did not have the blaze under control until 11 hours after flames were first spotted. two buildings were destroyed. the "squat & gobble" and the wine bar next door. >> we had to go defensive on the restaurant. we had a roof collapse and had some units on the -- you can see back there that we had some problems with the roof collapsing. >> reporter: was anybody hurt? >> we have four firefighters injured. they were all mine more. >> reporter: frank owns the restaurant with his brother, who is out of town today. frank says this will break his heart. >> it's so sad. he treats his stores like babies. he does everything and has to do it right. >> report
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
lucas film for more than $4 billion. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on why legendary filmmaker george lucas decided to sell now. >> reporter: handshakes and contract signing happened today. the $4billion deal means lucas turns over his legendary "star wars" franchise to one of the world's best known brands, disney. lucas film has its headquarters here in the san francisco presidio employing some 1200 to 1400 people in its production offices. in a company released video statement, lucas says he is selling because it's time. >> as i have gone through my career, i realized at some point i needed to retire and i wanted to go on and do other things, things in philanthropy. the final block in that was to find a good solid home for the company. and the first place i thought was disney. >> this gives disney infinite inspiration and opportunities to continue the epic "star wars" saga. fans can expect the new feature film "star wars" episode 7 in theater worldwide in 2015. >> reporter: the first feature film will come under the disney lucas film brand. the deal includes lucas' industrial light and ma
Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
't be happier. cbs 5 reporter linda yee is at the park. >> reporter: dana, several hours after this game ended, there were still a few people out here celebrating. the giants delivered and the fans are delirious. >> woo! >> reporter: game 1, giants! >> giants! i'd be surprised if it goes to five games. >> reporter: fireworks and a flyover started the party. from home made masks to tripped- out bikes. indescribable. >> i went to get the best suit that i thought would represent the giants. i think i found it. >> is that specially made, or you found it off the rack? >> shockingly, i found it off the rock, and it was on sale. >> reporter: there were a lot of things for sale that only a rabid fan could appreciate. and it wasn't hard to spot the scalpers, where the price for two tickets is what you're willing to pay. >> i have to see the market first. >> what's the market? >> reporter: there are other ways to see the game without a ticket. >> over here by the right field gates, these are not the cheap seats. these are the free seats. 125 fans. every three innings. he drove up yesterday to get in lin
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